Watch: eagle in flight video proves YouTube hit

Footage shot from lightweight camera mounted on eagle flying over Chamonix


Ever wondered what it would be like to fly like an eagle?

Footage from an ultra lightweight camera mounted on an eagle flying over Chamonix in France might give you some idea.

Eagle in flight video proves YouTube hit

The video, shot in Mer de Glace on the northern slopes of the Mont Blanc, was posted on YouTube two days ago.

In Europe, the Golden Eagle lives mostly in remote mountainous areas, where it can hunt and build its nest away from human interference.

Ireland’s golden eagle reintroduction project in Donegal has two active nests and several other sites occupied by pairs or single territorial birds.